Prayer Primer

Prayer Primer

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by Fr. Thomas Dubay
     
 
Fr. Thomas Dubay, a renowned teacher and writer on prayer and the spiritual life, presents a simple, profound and practical book on the most important of all human activities, communion with God.

Prayer Primer is written for intelligent adults (and teenagers) who want God and a serious prayer life, but it does not presuppose that they need or have a theological

Overview

Fr. Thomas Dubay, a renowned teacher and writer on prayer and the spiritual life, presents a simple, profound and practical book on the most important of all human activities, communion with God.

Prayer Primer is written for intelligent adults (and teenagers) who want God and a serious prayer life, but it does not presuppose that they need or have a theological background. It does take up many questions rarely answered adequately in the classroom or from the pulpit, often not mentioned at all: Why pray? (be ready for some surprises) . . . Why vocal prayer is important and yet should be limited . . . What contemplation is and is not . . . Praying with Scripture . . . Family prayer - even how to introduce children to group meditation . . . Prayer in a busy life . . . Pitfalls and problems - together with solutions . . . Buddhism? New Age? Centering prayer? . . . What should you do when dry and empty and not at all inclined to pray? How do you even get started? . . . Where and how to begin? . . . Assessing progress . . . Growing in depth. All of these subjects, and more, are clearly and concisely explained for citizens of this 21st century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940000702932
Publisher:
Ignatius Press
Publication date:
10/01/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
806,453
File size:
168 KB

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Prayer Primer: Igniting a Fire Within 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
dea1 More than 1 year ago
Very good source of info on prayer and how to use and apply it to your various circumstances. Will help yhou understand the meaning of serious and mediative prayer in your life.